Ridgefield in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Ye Burying Yard
The Caudatowa Garden Club
Parks & Recreation Dept.
The Burying Yard contains a monument listing 40 people who were buried in this cemetery between 1708 and about 1760. No original stones still stand.
Inscribed on the stone monument in the Burying Yard:
by the first Settlers of the Town of Ridgefield.
Erected by the Village Improvement Committee
In the Year 1931
Erected by The Caudatowa Garden Club and Ridgefield Parks & Recreation Dept.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1901.
Location. 41° 16.089′ N, 73° 29.607′ W. Marker is in Ridgefield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of East Wilton Road and Creamery Road, on the right when traveling east on East Wilton Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgefield CT 06877, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ensign James Benedict House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Keeler Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Keeler Tavern and the “Big Shop” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ridgefield's Colonial Plans (approx. half a mile away); Ridgefield Veterans Monument (approx. half a mile away); The Town Common and Hauley House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rev. Thomas Hawley House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Benedict Arnold's Betrayal and Lieutenant Joshua King (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ridgefield.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 992 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 24, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.